Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic development and post-
crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.
S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-
regarded by competitors and partners alike.
Position Summary :
The Chief of Party (COP) will have overall management responsibility for the Creative’s Turkey-based governance project for Syria and will make key decisions and solve problems in short time frames, while ensuring operational and program integrity.
S / he will be responsible for management, oversight, progress reporting, and quality of performance in meeting the requirements of the program.
The COP is also responsible for providing oversight of program activities, including supervision of the program staff and ensuring appropriate coordination with the various organizations involved.
The COP will be involved with monitoring, evaluation, and overall maintenance of the project. S / he directly supervises the staff and any implementing partners.
It is the COP’s responsibility to ensure compliance with all terms of the project contract and all relevant U.S. Government rules and regulations.
Reporting & Supervision :
This position reports to the Program Director in the CIT Division or his / her designee. The COP directly supervises program team in Turkey / Syria and all partners.
Primary Responsibilities :
The Chief of Party will be responsible for the technical leadership and in-country management of the program. S / he will oversee the expatriate, Turkish and Syrian staff and short-
term experts in achieving program results. S / he will undertake regular assessments of the broader political and security environment within which the program operates to ensure flexibility and rapid reprioritization of activities when necessary.
Solicits assistance and input as needed to ensure that the project's performance meets or exceeds technical and financial contractual requirements.
Required Skills & Qualifications
Desired Skills & Qualifications
Local and regional candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
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